Unite Us, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and Partners Announce Connect Oregon: A Collaborative Network to Address Social Health Statewide

Central Oregon Health Council, PacificSource, CareOregon, Columbia Pacific CCO, Jackson Care Connect, Health Share of Oregon, AllCare Health, and the Oregon Health Leadership Council today collectively announced that...

Change in St. Charles Health System Funding Guidelines

Our partner St. Charles Health System recently shared their new priority focus area. Here is their announcement: Every three years, St. Charles Health System chooses a community benefit priority where we will focus our...

Central Oregon Health Council Awards over $185,000 in Small Grants

Funding for COVID-19 related requests under $5,000 still available (Central Oregon)– The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) awarded its 41st COVID-19 Mini-grant on Wednesday last week. Emergency funding for COVID-19...

May is Older Americans Month in Oregon

On February 21st of this year, Governor Kate Brown declared May Oregon’s Older Americans Month. We at the Central Oregon Health Council encourage you to support the physical, mental, social and emotional well-being of...

Kemple Clinic Transitioning Services in July

Children’s dental nonprofit passes torch to primary care Bend, OR – Bend-based Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic announced today that, effective July 1, 2020, the organization will close its doors and its...

2016-2019 Central Oregon Regional Health Improvement Plan

We have released our 2016-2019 Central Oregon Regional Health Improvement Plan.  Please click on the image to download.....

Central Oregon Health Council Hires New Executive Director

The Central Oregon Health Council is pleased to name Donna Mills as their new Executive Director.  For the article at KTVZ please click on this logo: For the article in The Bulletin please click on this...

Summit looks at ways to reduce opioid abuse in Central Oregon

Summit looks at ways to reduce opioid abuse in Central Oregon Although heroin deaths in Oregon dropped in 2013, prescription opioid abuse is still widespread across the state, and is partially to blame for a spike in the use...

Column: It’s time for action on opioid abuse

Column: It’s time for action on opioid abuse Oregonians are prescribed more than 100 million opioid pain pills every year — more than 25 opioid pills for every man, woman and child. In Oregon, we rank second in the...

Save the Date for Upcoming Pain Management CME Topics

GRAND ROUNDS Fridays from 0700 – 0800, in Classrooms C&D on the St. Charles Bend campus, and broadcast live via videoconference to Madras, Prineville, Redmond, Burns, John Day, and Lakeview. September 18, 2015 –...